Book Catalogue – Performing Arts

AESCHYLUS & PINDAR. Aeschyli Tragoediae [bound…

1. AESCHYLUS & PINDAR. Aeschyli Tragoediae [bound with] Pindari Epinicia.

Lipsiae. Sumptibus Ottonis Holtze. 1877.

£498

Small 8vo., 2 volumes bound as one. Bound in full black straight-grained morocco, a.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and densely gilt in the panels and on the wide bands, the covers with…

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AVEDON, Richard (photographer) Truman CAPOTE…

2. AVEDON, Richard (photographer) Truman CAPOTE (author). Observations.

New York. Simon and Schuster, 1959.

£3500

Folio ( 366 x 275 mm.). Original glazed paper-covered boards, titled in grey, preserved in the original glazed paper-covered slipcase, lettered in blue, red and black; pp. 151 + [1…

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AVEDON, Richard and Doon ARBUS. Avedon The…

3. AVEDON, Richard and Doon ARBUS. Avedon The Sixties.

New York, Random House, 1999.

£650

4to. (330 x 260 mm) Original printed paper-covered boards, pictorial dust jacket; 235pp. illustrated throughout with mainly b/w photographs, some colour; slight chipping to top edge of…

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[BAKST, Leon] The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst…

4. [BAKST, Leon] The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst. Appreciation by Arsene Alexandre. Notes on the Ballets by Jean Cocteau. Translated from the French by Harry Melvill.

Fine Art Society. 1913.

£3995

Folio, original half vellum gilt over marbled boards, Photographic portrait frontispiece, title, [4] leaves, 51 pp. [12] leaves, 77 tipped-in plates including 50 in colour. A little…

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BALDWIN, Samri S., and Mrs. Kittie BALDWIN. The…

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5. BALDWIN, Samri S., and Mrs. Kittie BALDWIN. The Secrets of Mahatma Land Explained Teaching and Explaining the Performances of the Most Celebrated Oriental Mystery Makers and Magicians.

[Brooklyn, Dyson, 1895].

£498

4to. Original cloth-backed printed boards; pp. 120, highly illustrated after photographs and with wood-engravings throughout; binding worn, internally very good and clean.'Second edition…

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[BALLET]  HASKELL, Arnold L. (Editor) The Ballet…

6. [BALLET] HASKELL, Arnold L. (Editor) The Ballet Annual. A Record and Year Book of the Ballet. Vols 1 - 18.

Adam and Charles Black. 1947 - 1964..

£198

8vo., original cloth all but two volumes with dust wrappers. Some price-clipping, creasing, chipping, rubbing and marking to wrappers. Internally fresh and clean. Illustrated throughout. A…

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BEAUMONT, Cyril W Scheherazade.  Written by C.W…

7. BEAUMONT, Cyril W Scheherazade. Written by C.W. Beaumont. Decorated by A.P.Allinson.

C.W. Beaumont. 1919.

£48

8vo., original stiff card wrappers, sewn as issued. With black and white illustrations by A.P Allinson. A near fine copy.First edition, uncoloured issue. Part of the "Impressions of the Russian Ballet" series.

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BEAUMONT, Cyril W. The Sleeping Princess.  Parts 1…

8. BEAUMONT, Cyril W. The Sleeping Princess. Parts 1 and 2. Written by C.W. Beaumont. Decorated by Randolphe Schwabe.

C.W. Beaumont. 1921.

£98

8vo., 2 volumes, original stiff card wrappers, sewn as issued. With black and white illustrations by Randolphe Schwabe. A near fine copy.First edition, uncoloured issue. Part of the…

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BOLAN, Marc. The Warlock of Love.

9. BOLAN, Marc. The Warlock of Love.

Lupus Music. 1969.

£5500

8vo. Original decorative paper-covered boards, with dustwrapper; pp. 63; slightly rubbed to extremities, internally very clean and bright, very good. Provenance: ffep inscribed by Marc Bolan…

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BOROSETSKII, V. V. [editor]. Leningradskii…

10. BOROSETSKII, V. V. [editor]. Leningradskii gosudarstvennyi teatr komedii. Sezon 1940-1941.

Leningrad, State Theatre, [1940].

£198

8vo. Original printed wrappers in red and black, pp. 70, [2], numerous photographic portraits in the text; wrappers a little dusted, internally good, released from an Estonian library…

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BRUCE, Lenny. How to talk dirty and influence…

11. BRUCE, Lenny. How to talk dirty and influence people.

Chicago: Playboy Press. 1967.

£25

8vo. Original paper covers; pp. xiv + 240; very good.First edition thus. Lenny Bruce's autobiography.

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CAGNEY, James Cagney by Cagney

12. CAGNEY, James Cagney by Cagney

Garden City New York. Doubleday & Company Inc. 1976.

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8vo., original cloth backed boards with dust wrapper. A very good copy.First edition inscribed by Cagney to an indecipherable recipient "For ? All good wishes Jimmi Cagney, 4/11/76"

 
[CANTERBURY FESTIVAL PLAYS]  SAYERS, Dorothy L…

13. [CANTERBURY FESTIVAL PLAYS] SAYERS, Dorothy L. Et al. A Collection of Acting Editions for Plays performed at the Canterbury Festival.

Canterbury. H.J. Goulden Limited. 1932 - 1948.

£2500

8vo., 5 volumes in original card wrappers. A little browning to wrappers, one spine with repaired short cracks and a light stain to upper edge of wrapper, neat ink name in each copy…

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CARON, Leslie. Thank Heaven…Leslie Caron My…

14. CARON, Leslie. Thank Heaven…Leslie Caron My Autobiography.

JR Books, 2009.

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8vo. Original paperback wrappers. A fine copy.First paperback edition signed by Leslie Caron.

 
CARUSO, Enrico. Friars Club Dinner Programme.

15. CARUSO, Enrico. Friars Club Dinner Programme.

New York. The Friars Club November 26 1916.

£2250

Foiio, original printed wrappers sewn as issued. Illustrated with cartoons of Caruso by Ryan Walker Repaired closed tear to fore-edge of one page, otherwise a very good copy.The…

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